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Aug 25, 2011 3:00pm EDT
and innovation. his company is a model of american creativity and productivity, but now steve jobs has announced he is stepping down, vacating his position as chief executive. i have always said, he explained, if there came a day when i could not meet my duties or expectations as apple's ceo, i would be the first to let you know. unfortunately, that day has come. mr. jobs, who has been on medical leave since january battled pancreatic liver cancer in 2004 and underwent a pancreas transplant, and yet his company has continued to thrive. an estimated 314 million ipods have been sold and 129 million iphones and 29 million ipads according to analysts. for a moment earlier this month, apple passed exxonmobil to become the most valuable company in the world. but now, the company must prepare for life without its most important executive. mr. jobs, a man who has used technology to bring entire generations closer together may have said it best with the closing sentence of his letter. i have made some of the best friends of my life at apple. and i thank you all for the many years of being able to work al
Aug 29, 2011 3:00pm EDT
. and with the new book "class warfare, the fight to fix america's schools" is steve brill joining us. lighti delighted to have you here. you say to fix the schools you needed a dulls who are not willing to sit down. is that it? >> well, you need adults who are worried and the progress of the kids in the classroom and not worried about the pensions they entitled to at the end of the 20 or 25-year period or worried about the work rules that don't allow a principal to comment on the form of a teacher's lesson plan, that don't allow pri principals more than one observation a year. this is basic accountability and it is a profession and should be a profession with 3.2 million teachers and it is the only workplace in the united states where so far for the most part performance doesn't count. that is starting to change, but that is the premise of the book is that that is a bizarre situation. >> how many teachers did you speak to in e pr papreparing fo book, because the "new york times" suggested that you spoke to three. >> well, of the three teachers who are public schoolteachers who are quoted in
Aug 8, 2011 3:00pm EDT
it with the photo for "newsweek." many people say it is outrageous and could invite comparisons like steve correl's character in "40-year-old virgin" or the "curb your enthusiasm" actor. and some are accusingis is ese saying it is queen of rage. and this afternoon bachmann's campaign said, we are focused on speaking to the people in iowa in advance of the straw poll. for more on this and the news from the 2012 campaign trail, you can follow martin show on bashirlive on twitter or facebook/bashir. and so does michele bachmann have a new preacher problem? you will want to hear this. ♪ sweet talking woman ♪ you have me searching naturals from purina cat chow. delicious, real ingredients with no artificial flavors or preservatives. naturals from purina cat chow. share a better life. photo center prints and... two htc sensations from t-mobile. hey dad! hey son! i'm at study hall. that's great, you make me so proud. thanks dad. [ clatter, scream ] what's that? nothing... [ man ] game on! ♪ i gotta go! was that a chicken? [ male announcer ] get everything you need for back to college, like the la
Aug 18, 2011 3:00pm EDT
're hoping that a chris christie gets out there. when you look at a bill crystal or steve hayes, you know, publicly touting for, you know, a rye yan to get in the race or mark rubio to get in the race, that's part of the establishment culture saying we don't like these guys. we have in our mind who we think should be the nominee. guess what? you don't get to make that decision. countless republican activists and voters in the primary process will make that decision. the only thing they can do is ultimately cajole someone to get into the race and they have to prove their mettle. if they toedon't, they're out. as tim pawlenty showed us. >> is there anyone we're not really watching like a rick santorum who you think could unexpected catch fire maybe in the way howard dean did in '04? >> i think there's that possibility. but, again, you know, i was talking with some of -- some of rick's folks recently. i said, rick has clearly defined himself as the it shall sort of the cultural republican. you know, he's a conservative on some of these cultural issues. now he's got to show people that he's b
Aug 19, 2011 3:00pm EDT
in 2009 steve longan ran on a platform of flattening taxes in new jersey which was raising taxes on people with low and middle incomes and the "wall street journal" supported him on that if i remember correctly, but of course, he was creamed by governor christie, and now governor christie, so we don't have a true test of raising taxes on poor people is a popular position, but i'm guessing that the answer is somehow no. >> i am going to guess you are right. but most people don't know that more americans are not paying income taxes, because we have made a decision to right a lot of the problems through the tax code. so instead of sending poor people a check, we give them a low income tax break, and it is a big fan of ronald reagan and arnold freedman and what is the big effect here? >> well, don't forget the child credit which wipes out a big tax liability. and there are concern from the republicans that the earned income tax credit may be susceptible to fraud, and work disincentives that people of certain incomes are discouraged from working because they would lose the credit, but what you
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